The Nosegay by Thomas Grady 1816 Dublin rare book w/ 5 engraved platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Nosegay; Being the Third Letter of the Country Post-Bag, from the Man to the Monster, by Thomas Grady, Esq.
Second Edition published 1816, Dublin for the Author.
110 pages. With four (4) full page copper engraved illustrations.
A satirical poem about an Irish banker. the author was sued by the subject for libel and ultimately died penniless as a result.
Period full diced leather boards, spine rebacked with gilt lettering and rules.
Old name rubber stamp on reverse of frontis and title page which slightly shows through on t.p.
Book remains sound and tight.
Book measures: 9 3/8" H X 6" W.